We recently posted a whitepaper on “Deploying Ceph with High Performance Networks” using Ceph as a block storage device. In this post, we review the advantages of using CephFS as an alternative for HDFS.
Hadoop has become a leading programming framework in the big data space. Organizations are replacing several traditional architectures with Hadoop and use it as a storage, data base, business intelligence and data warehouse solution. Enabling a single file system for Hadoop and other programming frameworks benefits users who need dynamic scalability of compute and or storage capabilities.